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Why a New Proposal Might Kill New York’s Hospitality Comeback

A new controversial plan to require approval for every new hotel could endanger the city's...

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Why More Furniture Will Continue To Be Sold Online After The Pandemic

Furniture sales will account for over 14% of total retail online sales by 2022.

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Herman Miller Is Merging With Knoll For $1.8 Billion

Looking to take advantage of workplace renovations and restructurings as the pandemic eases,...

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Why Lumber Prices Are At An All-Time High

The price of lumber has skyrocketed to $1,048 per thousand board feet, up 193% from a year ago.

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Only One Quarter of Americans Are Familiar With NFTs

Even after NFTs were explained to them, most Americans admit to not quite understanding how they...

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Did COVID-19 Propel America Closer To A Cashless Future?

Since the pandemic began one year ago, there has been an 8.3% decrease in cash transactions.

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How Compass Aims To Go Public As A Tech Company

Compass is setting its sights to go public at a $10 billion valuation, positioning itself as a tech

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Why Google Is Leaving Silicon Valley Behind

Google is investing over $7 billion in offices and data centers across the nation and creating at...

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After Its Worst Year, The Hotel Industry Is Regaining Footing

Hotel occupancy rates are the highest since November, surging 49% in the first week of March.

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The Robots Are Coming For Your Job

Those who hold college degrees and/or have specialized training are no longer safe from automation.

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Will Amazon Take Over Manhattan’s Empty Midtown Offices?

Now that Amazon has reached 2.4 million package deliveries every day, the U.S.’s largest delivery

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Why Charging Stations Are The Design Challenge Of The Decade

The new Biden administration has plans to install 500,000 new EV plugs across the US by 2030.

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Why Gaming Is The Furniture Industry’s Next Booming Market

Game participation in the U.S. is at an all time high— in terms of participation, time and...

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New Airbnb Hosts Made $1 Billion During The Pandemic

Airbnb created an economic opportunity for homeowners to earn needed extra income by listing their...

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Why The Virtual Edition of KBIS Catastrophically Failed

"Unresolvable” technical difficulties plagued the virtual edition of the annual trade show put on